NFL Injury Reports

NFL Injury Reports

NFL Injury Reports by Utter-Fantasy Football Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles


Arizona Cardinals-

Atlanta Falcons- ATL WR  Julio Jones (leg) is “expected to be fine” despite missing the final drive of Atlanta’s Week 2 win over Oakland

Baltimore Ravens- Breshad Perriman (knee) said he has “no doubt” he will be ready for Week 2. ( Breshad Perriman caught 2-of-5 targets for 32 yards in the Ravens’ Week 2 win over the Browns._

Buffalo Bills- WR Sammy Watkins played in Week 2, but his foot injury is undeniably effecting his game

Carolina Panthers-

Chicago Bears- With his sprained thumb, CHI QB Jay Cutler expected to miss 2-3 weeks, source said. Timeline depends on how he heals over the next 3 days

• Bears OLB Lamarr Houston has been diagnosed with a torn left ACL, and is done for the season.

Cincinnati Bengals- TE Tyler Eifert (ankle) is out and will be until at least Week 4

Cleveland Browns- QB Josh McCown’s shoulder injury is believed to be serious. CLEV QB Josh McCown apparently suffered a broken left collarbone in Week 2. ( an injury that is likely to have him out  two months. Tony Romo missed nine weeks with a similar injury last season)

Dallas Cowboys-

Denver Broncos- DEN LB DeMarcus Ware suffered an ulnar fracture Sunday  in the Broncos’ Week 2 win over the Colts and is expected to miss 3-6 weeks

• Broncos TE Virgil Green will have an MRI on his injured right calf

Detroit Lions- DET RB Ameer Abdullah’s injured foot came back negative, but Abdullah likely will miss some time. RBs Theo Riddick and rookie Dwayne Washington should carry the load

Green Bay Packers

Houston Texans-

Indianapolis Colts-  IND WR Donte Moncrief will have an MRI on his shoulder Monday. If serious, WR Phillip Dorsett would become a must-start option

•IND DEF without three starting DBs Week 3-

Jacksonville Jaguars– ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports RB Chris Ivory (illness) remains hospitalized.

KC Chiefs-

LA Rams-

Miami Dolphins-

Minnesota Vikings- Adrian Peterson’s knee will likely force him now to miss the rest of the season. Waiver RB McKinnon and Asiata

New England Pats- NE QB J Garropolo left Week 2 with a shoulder injury

New Orlean Saints

New York Giants- RB Rashad Jennings’ left wrist and thumb were “heavily wrapped” as he left the locker room after Week 2’s game

New York Jets- WR Brandon Marshall (knee) was not seen at the start of practice on Monday, following getting banged up Sunday Week 2

Oakland Raiders- 

Philadelphia Eagles- TE  Zach Ertz is week-to-week with a rib injury. ( Update: Zach Ertz (ribs) has been ruled out for Week 3 against the Steelers.)

• Eagles CB Leodis McKelvin exited the Eagles’ Week 1 win over the Browns with a hamstring strain. He’s week-to-week

Pittsburgh Steelers

San Diego Chargers– SD TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) didn’t practice Wednesday. Probably not a good idea to start Gates Week 3

•SD RB Danny Woodhead exited the Chargers’ Week 2 game against the Jaguars with a knee injury. Woodhead undergoes an MRI on Monday

• Chargers WR Keenan Allen was lost for the season Week 1

San Francisco 49er

Seattle Seahawks-  WR Tyler Lockett suffered a sprained knee Week 2 against the Rams. Lockett sat out most of the second half in Week 2

•SEA RB Thomas Rawls suffered a leg bruise in the Week 2  loss to the Rams. Should play Week 3

• With RB Thomas Rawls still recovering from an injury, the Seahawks featured a committee approach

• QB Russell Wilson said he “hopes” his injured ankle “will feel amazing” when he plays the 49ers in Week 3

• The MRI on Doug Baldwin’s knee came back negative. Baldwin may be limited in practice…he’s day to day

Tampa Bay Bucs- TB RB Doug Martin said he suffered a “slight tweak” to his hamstring in the Week 2 loss to the Cardinals. Martin left Martin left and never returned. RB Charles Sims should be owned in all leagues- expected to miss 2-3 weeks

Tennessee Titans